Amaryllis 'Tabasco'
Amaryllis 'Tabasco'
Amaryllis 'Tabasco'
Amaryllis 'Tabasco'
Amaryllis 'Tabasco'

Amaryllis 'Tabasco'

syn. Hippeastrum 'Tabasco'

Amaryllis 'Tabasco'

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Orders placed before 1 September 2024
You can expect your order in August/September

Orders placed 1 September - 15 October 2024
You can expect your order in September/October

Orders placed 16 October - 15 December 2024
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Description

Introducing the sultry and sensational Amaryllis 'Tabasco'—our exclusive addition to the Hippeastrum family that's set to ignite your indoor spaces with its smoldering beauty. This exquisite cultivar stands out with its vibrant tabasco red petals that seem to have been kissed by the brushstrokes of nature herself, flaunting elegant merlot red stripes that echo the richness of a fine wine.

A true showstopper, the Amaryllis 'Tabasco' boasts large, trumpet-shaped blossoms that are sure to draw attention with their bold, fiery hue. Each petal unfurls to reveal a symphony of colour, depth, and aesthetics that make this flower an instant classic. The rich contrast between the dynamic reds lends an air of sophistication and drama to any setting, making it a perfect choice for gardeners and floral enthusiasts seeking to add a splash of luxurious colur to their collection.

As a member of the Hippeastrum genus, Amaryllis 'Tabasco' is more than just a pretty face. It is easy to care for and adaptable, thriving both indoors in containers and outside in milder climates when planted after the danger of frost has passed. Its sturdy stems can reach impressive heights, supporting several magnificent blooms that will grace your living space with their presence for weeks!

Will you be among the few to cultivate the rare, exclusive Hippeastrum 'Tabasco'?

Key features

  • Perfect for pots

  • Suitable for indoors

  • Comes back every year

  • Thrives well in full sun

  • Packed in paper bags

  • Needs winter protection

  • Rodent resistant

Specs & details

  • Botanical name

    Hippeastrum 'Tabasco'

  • Flower colour

    Red

  • Bulb size

    32/34

  • Established height

    50-70cm

  • Established spread

    20-30cm

  • Leaf colour

    Green

  • Habit

    Upright

  • Life cycle

    Perennial

  • Hardiness

    Tender

  • Years to establish

    1st year

  • Sunlight

    Full sun

  • Position

    Sheltered

  • Suitable for

    Indoors
    Pots

  • Soil acidity

    Any

  • Soil moisture

    Free draining

  • Soil type

    Multipurpose compost

  • Growing skill

    Easy to grow

  • Scented

    No

  • Pollinator-friendly

    No

  • Mouse resistant

    Yes

  • Rabbit resistant

    Yes

  • Deer resistant

    Yes

  • Toxicity

    Harmful if eaten
    Skin/eyes irritant

Plant calendar

JanFebMarAprMayJuneJulyAugSepOctNovDec
  • Planting
  • Flowering

Useful information

    • Plant your Amaryllis 'Tabasco' bulbs in pots from mid to late autumn and grow indoors

    • Plant the hippeastrum bulbs with the top half exposed from the soil surface

    • Place one bulb each in a 12cm pots

    • Place the bulbs with the pointed side facing upwards

    • Keep your Amaryllis 'Tabasco' well watered after planting

    Read all Amaryllis planting & care instructions

  • Orders placed before 1 September 2024
    You can expect your order in September 2024

    Orders placed 1 September - 15 October 2024
    You can expect your order in October 2024

    Orders placed 16 October - 15 December 2024
    You can expect your order within 10 business days

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